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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55413
Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Panavia Tornado F Mk 3
Owner/operator:56 (Punjab) Squadron Royal Air Force (56 (Punjab) Sqn RAF)
Registration: ZE166
MSN: AT013/3244
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ewerby, near Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire (EGXC)
Destination airport:
Tornado F3s ZE166 and ZE862 collided almost head on during ACT due an error by the pilot of ZE862. ZE862 crashed 50 yards from the Sleaford to Lincoln railway line. Wreckage fell onto the line between Metheringham and Ruskington blocking the line for five hours. ZE166 crashed at Ewerby near Sleaford. All four crew ejected safely


1. Flight International 4-10 June 1997


Photo of ZE166 courtesy

Coningsby (EGXC / QCY)
20 April 1993; (c) Shaun Connor

Revision history:

20-Mar-2011 15:09 harro Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
03-Jul-2011 22:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2012 14:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
27-May-2013 00:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Jan-2014 20:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Embed code]
13-Jun-2016 12:02 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
14-Nov-2018 15:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
27-May-2020 07:40 MIG21 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Operator]

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